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Emir of Qatar seeks security cooperation with Pakistan

Emir of Qatar seeks security cooperation with Pakistan

Qatar seeks Pakistan Army’s cooperation in cyber security, defence production Qatar’s Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani has acknowledged Pakistan’s role in developing and strengthening of their armed forces. Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani expressed intend to learn from Pakistan Army’s experience in security domain and sought their assistance strengthening of their ... Read More »

Pakistan Army launches Operation “Radd-ul-Fasaad” across the country

Army launches Punjab-wide operation against militants after Lahore carnage

Pakistan Air Force, Pakistan Navy, Civil Armed Forces and other Law Enforcing Agencies to actively participate in the operation. Pakistan Army launched its anti-terrorist offensive ‘Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad’, the latest in a series of operations security forces have launched to counter militants across the country. According to the Military Spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor, Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), said ... Read More »

COAS Qamar Bajwa witnesses Pak-China counter terrorism exercise

COAS Qamar Bajwa witnesses high profile counter terrorism exercise

Joint exercises by Pakistani and Chinese troops will enhance counter-terrorism combat skills of the two armies and help defeat the menace of terrorism RAWALPINDI – A series of joint exercise by Pakistani and Chinese troops will enhance counter-terrorism combat skills of the two armies and help eliminate terrorism from the region, remarked Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed ... Read More »

General Qamar Javed Bajwa appointed as new Pakistan Army Chief

General Qamar Javed Bajwa appoints as new army chief

Lt Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa appointed as new army chief while Lt Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat chosen as Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee of Pakistan ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif promoted General Qamar Javed Bajwa appointed as the 16th Chief of Army Staff (COAS) to head the 5.50 lac army while Lt General Zubair Mahmood Hayat has been ... Read More »

Pakistan, Russia hold first-ever joint military drill

Russian and Pakistani troops take part in joint military exercise in Cherat, Pakistan. Photo: Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation

Pakistani and Russian troops take part in first joint military exercises being held in Pakistan Pakistani and Russian troops are taking part in their first joint military exercises known as Friendship 2016 that kicked off on 24 September in Cherat. Around 200 troops – 70 Russian and 130 Pakistani – are taking part in the Friendship 2016 war game. The Pak-Russia ... Read More »

Pakistan marks Defence Day to honour 1965 war martyrs

K-8 Advanced Jet Trainers practicing aerobatics. Photo: Muhammed Usman

ISLAMABAD – The 51st Defence Day of Pakistan is being observed today with renewed pledge and commitment to the defence of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Pakistan. It was on 6th of September in 1965 that the Indian forces crossed international border in the darkness of night and attacked Pakistan but ever vigilant armed forces solidly backed by the ... Read More »

Photos: German Defence Attache visits Pakistan Army Museum

German Defence Attache, Colonel Klaus Wolf visits the Museum of the Pakistan Army in Rawalpindi

German Defence Attache, Colonel Klaus Wolf visited the Museum of the Pakistan Army in the last week of August 2016. He was welcomed by Brigadier Adnan Saleem, the director of the museum who accompanied him on a guided tour. After visiting the museum, Colonel Klaus Wolf remarked: “It is impressive how in this museum the proud history of the Pakistan Army ... Read More »

Pakistan Army wins international sniper competition

Pakistan Army wins international sniper competition

Naik Arshad was declared the best sniper in the competition, which was attended by 21 teams representing 14 countries RAWALPINDI – Pakistan Army soldiers have won an international sniping and shooting competition in Beijing. The team representing Pakistan Army secured the first position in all individual and team events, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). Naik Arshad representing the Pakistan ... Read More »

Pakistan and Germany discuss military, security cooperation

COAS General Raheel was given a special guard of honour upon his arrival in Germany

Pakistan’s Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif held meetings with the senior military leadership of Germany and discussed defence cooperation and regional stability issues. Bilateral military to military relations, defence and security cooperation and training exchanges also came under discussion during the meeting. Pakistan army chief is currently in Berlin for a two-day visit where he is ... Read More »

490 soldiers martyred, 3,500 militants killed in Operation Zarb-e-Azb: DG ISPR

Army launches Punjab-wide operation against militants after Lahore carnage

Pakistan marks two years since the start of Operation Zarb-e-Azb during which a 3600-kilometer square area was cleared of terrorists. This included Datta Khel, Alora Mandi and Shawal Valley. ISLAMABAD – Around 490 soldiers of the Pakistan Army have died in the line of duty and more than 3500 terrorists were killed during Operation Zarb-i-Azb, Lt Gen Asim Bajwa said. But there ... Read More »

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